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A new comedy by Brecht scholar Holger Teschke, visiting professor of theatre arts, will premiere with an all-female cast at MHC's Rooke Theatre.

October 18, 2007 - 5:30pm
Jessica Reaves, a staff writer and reporter for the Chicago Tribune, will be on campus October 21-22 to talk about covering health issues in Senegal.
October 18, 2007 - 10:27am

Quinn Burgess '08, who plans to pursue an MFA in costume construction after MHC, created a ball gown to resemble those worn in period films like Gone With the Wind.

October 16, 2007 - 4:30pm
On Wednesday, November 7, at 8 pm, renowned dancer Anita Ratnam of Chennai, India, will present her newest solo work, Neelam (Blue): Drowning in Bliss, in Chapin Auditorium.
October 16, 2007 - 4:10pm

Award-winning journalist Alan Weisman will read from, discuss, and sign his new best-selling book, The World Without Us, at 7 pm in Gamble Auditorium.

October 16, 2007 - 4:00pm

Family, friends, and colleagues gathered October 14 to celebrate Gladys G. Moore's installation as MHC's dean of religious and spiritual life and director of diversity and inclusion.

October 16, 2007 - 3:15pm

Berkeley historian Thomas Laqueur delivers this year's Lax Lecture Thursday, October 18, titled "Cremation and the Work of the Dead, 1750-1950."

October 16, 2007 - 3:15pm
Dean of admission Diane Anci responded in an October 16 letter to a New York Times story regarding thank-you notes and college admission.
October 16, 2007 - 12:07pm

Professor Chris Rivers has translated a virtually unknown French memoir by Jack Johnson, the first African American heavyweight boxing world champion.

October 12, 2007 - 2:45pm
Two By Two: Lines, Rhymes and Riddles explored the remarkable collaboration between acclaimed author and poet Brad Leithauser and his brother Mark, a renowned artist and chief of design at the National Gallery of Art.
October 12, 2007 - 12:00pm
MHC's Professor of History on the Ford Foundation will read from his new book, American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic.
October 12, 2007 - 10:41am
Dr. Gerald Caplan, this year's Global Scholar-in-Residence at the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives, will deliver a public lecture at MHC November 7.
October 10, 2007 - 10:30am

Camilo Mejia, author of Road from Ar Ramada, and Alice Rothchild, author of Broken Promises, Broken Dreams, will read and sign books at 1 pm in Gamble Auditorium.

October 10, 2007 - 10:30am
A global warming lecture by Alan Pounds on October 24 will kick off an exciting new interdisciplinary study abroad program at the Monteverde Institute in Costa Rica.
October 9, 2007 - 10:15am

A reading of The Two Margarets, a play by alumna Elaine Kendall '49 based on the life of birth control advocate Margaret Sanger, will be part of the festivities this Family and Friends Weekend.

October 5, 2007 - 4:15pm
The role of women authors and their books as agents of social change will be the theme of a panel discussion moderated by Martha Ackmann in Hooker Auditorium, October 11, at 4 pm.
October 5, 2007 - 2:20pm